Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for October 1 – October 31, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines 

Cyclists Learn Rules of the Road at Bike Rodeo

Montclair.Patch.com – October 1

TransOptions presents Walk This Way pedestrian safety awareness campaign

NJ.com – October 1

Hundreds Participate in Salt Brook’s ‘Walk to School Day’

The AlternativePress.com – October 2

Lawrence Hopewell Trail adds nearly 1-mile addition

NJ.com – October 2

Bridge replacement underway in Red Bank

GMNews.com – October 3

West Windsor: Town applies for grant for Cranbury Road improvements

The Princeton Packet – October 4

Ocean City Continues to Invest in Bikeways

WalkBikeJersey Blog – October 5

New Brunswick holds its first “Ciclovia” event today

NJ.com – October 6

Garden State Gets a Bit ‘Greener’ Thanks to More Bike Lanes and Bicycle Traffic

NJSpotlight.com – October 8

Grant-Funded Disbrow Hill Trail Completed

EastWindsor.Patch.com – October 8

River Edge urged to ‘complete streets’

NorthJersey.com – October 8

Mine Hill trail system set to expand

NewJerseyHills.com – October 9

‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities’ Day is Oct. 10

SUNne.ws – October 9

Transit group says state spending is headed in the right direction

NJ.com – October 10

Point Pleasant kids go extra mile for Walk to School Day

APP.com – October 10

Tending to Business: Closter Cycle

NorthJersey.com – October 10

Crosswalk and FEMA Extensions Pitched

TheSandPaper.net – October 10

Allendale residents ask council for help with sidewalk and speeding concerns

NorthJersey.com – October 10

Area police participate in safety enforcement

SJ.Sunne.WS – October 11

Bedminster roads get $3.5M for upgrades

NewJerseyHills.com – October 11

Lower Township Seeks Sidewalks for Beach Drive

Cape May County Herald – October 11

County Pedestrian Safety Project Rolls Forward with New Website

Hopatcong-Sparta.Patch.com – October 12

Taking it to the streets: Morristown studying ‘parklets’ for downtown

MorristownGreen.com – October 14

Montgomery commission to receive $10g sustainability grant

MyCentralJersey – October 15

Englewood seeks grant to create bike lanes for riders

NorthJersey.com – October 17

Rutherford: Restripe Orient Way to make safer, but no bike lane yet

NorthJersey.com – October 17

Tacony Palmyra Bridge Walkway Closed Indefinitely

WalkBikeJersey.Blogspot.com – October 18

RideWise seeks input from business and municipal leaders at transportation and mobility forum

NJ.com – October 22

NFI Builds and Donates Bicycles to Benefit UrbanPromise Children

DigitalJournal.com – October 23

Hawthorne police officers focusing on pedestrian safety

NorthJersey.com – October 23, 2014

Woodbine Recognized As Complete Streets Community

CapeMayCountryHerald.com – October 23

Section of trail to reopen

GMNews.com – October 24

Asbury Park gets $3.6 million federal grant to repair boardwalk

NJBiz.com – October 24

Bayshore trail, target of Springsteen drummer’s legal threat, to reopen

NJ.com – October 24

Cycling: Four Freedoms Park

NorthJersey.com – October 24

Cranford ‘Complete Streets’ task force recognized at Rutgers summit meeting

NJ.com – October 28

Rutherford Cyclists Fight for Bike Ring

TSTC.org – October 28

Riverton pedestrian crossing buttons may cost $160K

PhillyBurbs.com – October 29

As Hoboken bike share ends, Hudson County mulls its own program

NJ.com – October 30

Metuchen officials foster safety through Complete Streets

GMNews.com – October 30

A Refresher on Taking Your Bike on Regional Rail

BicycleCoalition.org – October 31

Crash Report

Jersey City police say pedestrian hit by taxi is in critical condition

NJ.com – October 3

Pedestrian accident shuts down Route 46 east in Parsippany, DOT says

NJ.com – October 5

One Dead, Two Injured After Being Hit By Train on N.J. Rail Bridge

RTTNews.com – October 9

Pedestrian struck in CVS parking lot in Williamstown

6ABC.com – October 9

NJ Transit train strikes and kills pedestrian, service suspended

NJ.com – October 14

Pedestrian Struck In Gloucester County, N.J.

Philadelphia.CBSlocal.com – October 14

Suspended driver hits cyclist in Long Valley

Obersver Tribune – October 14

Local 15-Year-Old Hit by Car Outside Essex Green

WestOrange.Patch.com – October 14

Train hits, kills pedestrian in Dumont

NorthJersey.com – October 15

Pedestrian is hit by a car while crossing Route 46; Parsippany Police investigating

NorthJersey.com – October 16

Amtrak suspends service after pedestrian is struck by train in Iselin

NJ.com – October 21

Pedestrian Killed In Perth Amboy Auto Collision

NJToday.com – October 21

Man struck by New Jersey Transit bus Thursday in Brigantine

PressOfAtlanticCity.com – October 25

Teen girl struck, killed walking to bus stop in Vineland identified

ABCLocal.go.com – October 30

Opinion

Where Can Bikes Fit Into the Urban Cargo Delivery Market?

StreetsBlog.org – October 4

Seeing Bike-Share as an Alternative to Streetcars

The Atlantic Cities – October 7

Adopt safer street policies to reduce fatalities

ATL.GMNews.com – October 10

What We Can Do About Kids Killed by Cars

The Atlantic Cities – October 15

Motorists, cyclists must keep eyes peeled

Dispatch.com – October 16

Designing Places for Cars Isolates Older Americans

StreetsBlog.net – October 17

Connecting with you Community Webinar: Improving Cyclists Image

BikeLeague.org – October 17

People Pay More For Walkable Neighborhoods

Slate.com – October 18

Spend 30 Minutes Watching This Doc and You’ll Spend the Next 30 Walking

StreetsBlog.org – October 21

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – Suburbs?

WWBPA.org – October 23

Op-Ed: No joy in “Mudville” over Montclair and Princeton gaining BFC status.

WalkBikeJersey.Blogspot.com – October 27

Personal health: Commuting’s hidden cost

Telegram.com – October 30

Opportunities to Rebuild Smarter: A Year After the Day After

TSTC.org – October 30

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – Context Sensitive Solutions

WWBPA.org – October 30

National

Floating a New Kind of Ride: The Water Bike

OutsideOnline.com – October 1

Two-Thirds of New York City Voters Say They Want Better Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure

The Atlantic Cities – October 1

Poster: 10 Myths About Women & Bikes

The League of American Bicyclists – October 1

Non-Motorized Commutes on Rise

The League of American Bicyclists – October 1

Young people drive less, embrace other transportation

DailyRecord.com – October 2

Americans View Walking as Good for Health But Many Aren’t Walking Enough to Realize Health Benefits: Survey

EveryBodyWalk.org – October 2

Massachusetts DOT Institutes New Policy Directive to Increase Multimodal Transportation Options

AASHTOJournal.org – October 4

Cycling So Popular in Georgia That Lawmaker Carl Rogers Wants to Ban It

StreetsBlog.org – October 7

Used-Bike Donations Can Mean a Much-Improved Life for Third World Residents

The Courant – October 7

BID Leaders Offer Advice on How to Launch a Bike-Friendly Business District

StreetsBlog.org – October 8

City of Phoenix debuts bike lanes painted bright green

MyFoxPhoenix.com – October 8

Pittsburgh moves ahead with rental bike plan

New Jersey Herald – October 10

Suburbs Join the Rise of Bicycle Friendly Communities

The League of American Bicyclists – October 15

Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report

PeoplePoweredMovement.org

America’s Rails-with-Trails Report

RailsToTrails.org

Memphis Turns to Crowdsourcing for Final Chunk of Bikeway Funds

StreetsBlog.net – October 16

Janette Sadik-Khan’s TED Talk: “You Can Remake Your Streets”

StreetsBlog.org – October 17

The Rise of the Bicycle-Friendly Suburb

TheAtlanticCities.com – October 18

Green Lane Project Looking for Six New Cities With Big Bike Ambitions

StreetsBlog.org – October 18

Beyond “Level of Service” — New Methods for Evaluating Streets

StreetsBlog.org – October 23

Distracted Driving Is Claiming the Lives of More Pedestrians and Cyclists

StreetsBlog.org – October 23

High Heels Designed Especially for Cycling

TheAtlanticCities.com – October 28

Bicycling as Part of Equitable Urbanism

BikeLeague.org – October 29

How National Income Predicts Traffic Safety

TheAtlanticCities.com – October 29

Rust Belt Revival By Bike

BikeLeague.org – October 30

New York State Law Taking Effect Friday Makes U-Turns In School Zones Illegal

CBSLocal.com – October 31, 2103

Videos


Winter Cycling for Everyone

Vimeo.com


Education Video Series: Steering

The League of American Bicyclists – October 7


Education Video Series: Starting and Stopping

The League of American Bicyclists – October 15


Watch These Puppets Rap About Bike Safety

TheAtlanticCities.com – October 17


Even More From The Netherlands: Ride from Assen to Groningen!

StreetsFilms.com – October 21


Education Video Series: Shifting Gears

BikeLeague.org – October 21


LeBron and Friends Reclaim Miami’s Streets in New Ad

Streetsblog.org – October 28

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